The 2019 Imperial Beach Sun & Sea Festival will feature world-class sandcastle sculptors creating some of the best sand creations on the West Coast as well as a community parade and pancake breakfast, live music, children's craft activities, a Kids 'n Kastles competition, Farmer's Market and International Food Fair.
Friday, July 12, 2019
8 am – 10am –Mayor’s 3rd Annual Imperial Beach Pier Swim & Paddle (Dempsey Holder Safety Center IB Lifeguard Tower)
8 am –3k Beach Walk/Run starting at the Pier.
10 am – 11 am –Mayor’s Breakfast at Pier Plaza
Noon – Dusk –Exhibition Sandcastle on Display
Saturday, July 13, 2019
7 am – 9 am: Pancake Breakfast $5 donation Hosted by volunteers.
9 am – 10 am: The Parade travels from Ebony St along Seacoast Blvd ending at Dahlia St.
8 am – 2:00 pm: Master Sand Sculptures Created north of the pier
10 am – 5 pm: Sun & Sea Festival held along Seacoast Drive between Portwood Pier Plaza and Dunes Park
10 am – 5 pm: Visit the Kid’s Zone Activities at Dune’s Park to Old Palm Ave)
11 am – Parade Competition Awards at Pier Plaza Stage
Noon – 1:30 pm: Kids ‘n Kastles Sand-Building Competition adjacent to Dune’s Park
2 pm – 4 pm: Sandcastle Judging: Best time to view castles
4 pm – 5 pm: Sandcastle Awards Ceremony at Pier Plaza
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